[Loadstone] Direction

monty at loadstone-gps.com monty at loadstone-gps.com
Wed Jul 1 13:41:09 BST 2009


Hi Divyanshu,

I too use the Holux M1000 and mine performs quite wellat low speeds so I 
think you'll just experience the drift at low speeds.  Not much you can do 
about it.  Hopefully increased mobility independants via Loadstone will 
improve your confidence and you'll get there in the end!

Monty


On Wed, 1 Jul 2009, Divyanshu Ganatra wrote:

> Hi monty,
> I'm using the holux m 1000 gps receiver with my nokia n 70. i went
> blind only a few years back, and not yet very good with mobility.
> walking at 4 to 5 kms is a distant dream. i will get there someday,
> but until then...
>
> On 7/1/09, monty at loadstone-gps.com <monty at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
>> Hi David,
>>
>> I'm afraid other than trying different values with settings like static
>> threshold (though normally you shouldn't need to adjust this at all) your
>> options are limited to walking faster (I find walking at 4/5KPH usually
>> works) or try a different receiver.  Receivers aren't all created equal
>> and SiRF chipset receivers can act differently to that of receivers using
>> the MTK chipset.  What receiver are you using?
>>
>> Maybe others have info that can help too.
>>
>> Monty
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 1 Jul 2009, Divyanshu Ganatra wrote:
>>
>>> Hi monty,
>>> I've already know about the GPS drift, and about the static threshold.
>>> how do i overcome this problem, since when i'm walking and not in a
>>> car, the GPS directions go hayware. what is the alternative?
>>>
>>> divyanshu
>>>
>>> On 6/30/09, monty at loadstone-gps.com <monty at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Please, please, please everyone (for the love of god) read the manual!
>>>>
>>>> GPS receiver drift is very normal when standing still or at very low
>>>> speeds!
>>>>
>>>> Monty
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, 30 Jun 2009, Divyanshu Ganatra wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi I too am facing a similar problem onn my nokia n 70. what I've
>>>>> observed  is that loadstone gives accurate directions when in motion,
>>>>> however when I'm walking or stationery it goes bonkers!
>>>>> any help wil be greatly  appreciated.
>>>>> Divyanshu
>>>>>
>>>>> On 6/29/09, Saqib <saqib at samobile.net> wrote:
>>>>>> Hi. Today I saved and labled a POI. The trouble is that when I saved
>>>>>> this location I was then told that the location was at 3 o clock when
>>>>>> it was on my left at 9 o.clock. I have noticed that loadstone will
>>>>>> report the opposit direction instead of the actual direction of an POI.
>>>>>> I have to exit and start up loadstone again to correct this problem.
>>>>>>
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